Fire

Regulations success.(News)

Key aspects of the ODPM's research programme underpinning the development of Part B (Fire Safety) of the Building Regulations and its supporting guidance documents were presented at the BRE Fire conference.

The conference was part of the ongoing programme, funded by ODPM's Buildings Division under a Framework Agreement, of research being carried out by FRS (the Fire Division of BRE).

Some 200 delegates attending the conference were among the first to hear the results of this work, and were able to discuss the findings with the research team and ODPM officials.

Opening the conference, Paul Everall, Head of the Buildings Division at ODPM, explained how vital it is for research to be continually undertaken to keep pace with developments, and ensure that the Regulations and guidance are updated and improved as necessary. …

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